Creatine may beef up brain function: Study
Supplements of creatine, most commonly associated with sports nutrition, may boost cognitive function in vegetarians, a group at risk of low creatine levels, says a new study.
A New Look at Antioxidants and Heart Benefits
Recent research indicates that long-term supplementation with antioxidants may boost heart health in a number of ways.
Calcium plus vit D effective for bone density boost: Study
Combined supplements of vitamin D and calcium are effective for increasing the bone mineral density of post-menopausal women, even when calcium intakes are adequate, says a new study from Finland.
DHA Improves Memory and Cognitive Function in Older Adults, Study Finds
A study published in the November edition of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association suggests that taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve memory and learning in older adults with mild cognitive impairments. This is promising news for many aging Americans who are searching for options to maintain memory and support overall cognitive health.
Omega-3: ALA intakes enough for EPA/DPA levels for non-fish eaters?
The conversion of the plant-based omega-3 ALA to the long-chain EPA and DHA may be increased in vegans and vegetarians who do not eat fish, suggest results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).
Vitamin E tocotrienols show immune boosting potential
Daily supplements rich in vitamin E tocotrienols may boost the immune response and immune function in healthy women following a vaccination.
Omega-3 may reduce gum disease: Study
Omega-3 fatty acid intake is inversely associated with periodontitis in the US population, according to research published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.